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Linda Ahearn Artist

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Linda Ahearn Sculptor

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“While in my Junior year of college, I had the wonderful opportunity to study in Florence, Italy. There, I  fell in love with sculpting. I am completely passionate about working in three dimensions, sculpting figures from life, and I thrive on the physicality of it. I have been fortunate to study under several master sculptors  and work with many local sculptors.

I primarily work with live models working to capture a single moment and emotion in a particular piece. To me working with a live model is the best way to a mastery of anatomy and proportions. I consider myself to be a realistic artist and I enjoy capturing the details of the body and clothing. Human emotion is so captivating to me and I spend countless hours trying to evoke that through my work. I have been inspired by Native American and Southwestern Culture my entire life.”

“The Promise” (below) was a commissioned sculpture for public art at the Pima Federal Credit Union.

 

Sculptures

 

Linda Ahearn Painter

“I fell in love with oil painting when I was 12 years old and I have been painting ever since. After receiving my BFA with an emphasis in oils, I continued painting every opportunity I could, studying with various instructors, and stretching my skills.

I am a representational painter and love working from life, but I am particularly inspired by the Impressionists and try to keep a fresh and painterly handle with my brush strokes. Every week we hire a different model in costume, so you will see many figurative paintings in my galleries. I love to paint Landscapes as well as Still-Lifes, using both brushwork and palette knife. I paint specific commission pieces, too.”

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Linda Ahearn’s Paintings

 

Landscapes

 

 

Figuratives

 

Still Lifes